PET2210

Sport Psychology

Course Code: PET2210

Credit Hours: 3

Effective beginning: 2021-22

 

Course Description:
This course develops an understanding of the mental aspects of sport performance and learning mental skills that can be used to enhance sport performance.

Course Details

Prerequisites:

none

Instructors:

Dr. Steve Givens

givenss@chipola.edu

 

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Foundations of Sport & Exercise Psychology, Weinberg, Matthew Medical, 7th edition. ISBN: 9781492572350

 

Assignment/course outline:

see first-day handout

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

REC 1:  Prepare individuals and groups to participate in a variety of sports.

REC 2:  Demonstrate the ability to officiate various sport activities.

REC 3:  Organize large group activities for a variety of sports.

REC 4: Lead group activities in a social setting.

REC 5:  Recognize diverse needs of special populations.

REC 6: Describe various aspects of outdoor recreation, education and conservation.

REC 7: Demonstrate employability skills.

REC 8: Provide care for and demonstrate prevention of athletic injuries.

REC 9: Understand foundations of sport fitness and exercise physiology.

 

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

Identify a variety of arousal reduction programming available on the internet

Identify environmental sources of anxiety/stress relative to sports performance

Identify terminology specific to certain sports related to environmental/personal sources of anxiety/stress

Present various arousal reduction techniques designed for groups

Identify historically significant events in the development of sport psychology as a science

Identify various aspects of group activities that may increase anxiety/stress

Identify various aspects of group activities that may reduce anxiety/stress

Identify expected levels of education and experience to practice sport psychology as a profession

Identify a variety of somatic and cognitive arousal/anxiety reduction techniques

Identify negative impacts of anxiety/stress on sports performance and overall health

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REC 3

REC 3

REC 4

REC 4

REC 7

REC 7

REC 9

Projects/presentations, tests, written project

 

see first-day handout

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